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Justin Tuck #91 of the New York Giants looks on against the San Diego Chargers at Qualcomm Stadium on December 8, 2013 in San Diego. (Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Big Name Signings Are Nice, But Raiders Need More

After a disappointing first day in the market, the Raiders Thursday signed two free agents, defensive end Justin Tuck and linebacker LaMarr Woodley, both seen as top pass rushers in the NFL.

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Justin Tuck #91 of the New York Giants looks on against the San Diego Chargers at Qualcomm Stadium on December 8, 2013 in San Diego. (Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Raiders Sign Free Agent Defenders Justin Tuck, LaMarr Woodley

The Oakland Raiders signed defensive end Justin Tuck and linebacker LaMarr Woodley to two-year deals in an effort to bolster their pass rush.

03/13/2014

Rodger Saffold #76 of the St. Louis Rams blocks against the Washington Redskins at the Edward Jones Dome on October 2, 2011. (Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Free Agent Signee Saffold Fails Physical, Won’t Play For Raiders

The Oakland Raiders were dealt a setback on Wednesday in their plans to rebuild the struggling franchise when offensive lineman Rodger Saffold failed a physical one day after agreeing to a $42.5 million, five-year contract.

03/13/2014

Rodger Saffold #76 of the St. Louis Rams blocks against the Washington Redskins at the Edward Jones Dome on October 2, 2011. (Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Saffold Fails Physical After Agreeing To Deal With Raiders

The Oakland Raiders were dealt a setback on Wednesday in their plans to rebuild the struggling franchise when offensive lineman Rodger Saffold failed a physical one day after agreeing to a $42.5 million, five-year contract.

03/12/2014

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Daily Madden: Raiders Need More Help Than Free Agents Can Offer

With more money to spend under the salary cap than any other team, the Raiders appeared to do little to improve on the first day of free agency Tuesday.

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Rodger Saffold #76 of the St. Louis Rams blocks against the Washington Redskins at the Edward Jones Dome on October 2, 2011. (Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Raiders Agree To 5-Year Deal With Veteran Lineman Saffold

The Oakland Raiders have agreed to a five-year contract with offensive lineman Rodger Saffold and let left tackle Jared Veldheer leave through free agency for Arizona.

03/11/2014

Donte Whitner #31 of the San Francisco 49ers.  (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: The Free Agency Scramble Begins

“The Raiders have more salary cap money than any other team, so they’re going to, in theory I guess, be able to get a lot more on the free agent market than any other team in the league,” Madden told the KCBS morning crew.

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Michael Vick #7 of the Philadelphia Eagles avoids a tackle by Will Smith #91 of the New Orleans Saints at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on November 5, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Vick To Oakland Talk Is Likely Just Rumors

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) – NFL veterans Michael Vick, Champ Bailey and Devin Hester reportedly won’t be re-signed by their respective teams – the Eagles, the Broncos and the Bears. John Madden discounts rumors that Vick […]

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Oakland Coliseum Honors Marine Who Saved Jumper After Raiders Game

Donnie Navidad never gave a second thought as he rushed to save a woman who had jumped from the top of the Oakland Coliseum last November, the former Marine said after a ceremony Friday to honor his heroism.

02/21/2014

The Raiderettes preform their routine during the game between the Baltimore Ravens and the Oakland Raiders at the Network Associates Coliseum in Oakland, California on January 14, 2001. The Ravens defeated the Raiders 16-3. (Photo by:  Tom Hauck/Getty Images)

2nd Raiderette Joins Lawsuit Over Pay

The original suit was filed in Alameda County Superior Court last week. It claims the team was in “flagrant violation” of an array of state labor laws, including failing to pay the minimum wage.

02/04/2014

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